Senior Backend Engineer (Java)

San Francisco, Full time

*This role sits in Palo Alto, CA. Due to COVID-19, this role may be remote in the beginning with the intention to be fully onsite when capable*

Karma Search LLC has partnered with an AI tech startup headquartered in Palo Alto looking to hire Sr. Backend Engineers to their team (specializing in Java). The roles include salary + benefits + perks. The company was founded in 2013 and has additional offices in New York and Chicago. They implement AI into the consumer goods industry using real-time insights and work with clients such as Coca Cola. The company has over $20M in funding, and their engineering team consists of 9 employees.

You'll have a hand in new product development and be able to follow your creativity and passion in your role. This high growth startup is looking for individuals who like to solve difficult problems. You'll work within a Scrum environment, participate in peer reviews, conduct unit testing, debug and clean up code, as well as work on cutting-edge features.


  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering, specifically Java and SQL
  • Preferred: Background working with Hibernate or Spring
  • Preferred: Experience building enterprise-level software
  • Preferred: Background working with Gradle, Google Cloud, or Kubernetes
  • Preferred: Previous experience working at a scaling tech startup

Interview Process:

  • Code test
  • Technical phone interview with CTO
  • Video interview with VP of Engineering
  • Final interview (remote during San Francisco's "shelter-in-place)

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